Job openings are being announced by the Illinois Department of Transportation as winter nears.  These are openings for road crew personnel to help keep the area’s highways and bridges clear during the upcoming winter season.  The Department’s District 8, which includes eleven counties in the Metro East, is accepting applications through September 24th.

Each position requires a valid Class “A” or “B” Commercial Driver’s License with an “N” or “X” endorsement and non-restricted air brakes, according to IDOT's Joe Monroe.

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If you are chosen, you must be available and able to respond during weather emergencies.  All positions are subject to drug and alcohol testing.  For more information, follow the link below, or call 618-346-3250.

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